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Firefly Festival Cellphone Theft

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(Photo credit: Firefly Music Festival) (Photo credit: Firefly Music Festival)

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Authorities say there's a brisk trade in cell phone thefts at a Delaware music festival.

Police reported on Saturday, that at least two dozen phones have been stolen so far at the Firefly Music Festival.

Cpl. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police Department advised concertgoers to "keep a tight grip" on their phones as some thieves are stealing them directly out people's hands.

Last year authorities charged a Florida man with stealing 27 cellphones during the festival after an iPhone app led police to him.

 

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